William Copeland

Male 1765 - 1842  (77 years)


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  • Name William Copeland 
    Birth 1765 
    Gender Male 
    Death 25 Mar 1842  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Burial Moore County, NC at Copeland Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Peter Copeland,   b. Bef 1745   d. Bef 1780  (Age ~ 35 years)  (Father) 
    Rebecca   bur. Moore County, NC at Copeland Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Mother) 
    Notes 
    • 1790 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 153
      William Coupland
      (16+) 1M
      1F

      1792, May 22 -- 1784-1795 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 349
      Ordered that Dempsey Pelman be appointed overseer of the road from the Poplar Spring to Eddins' on Drowning Creek and have the following hands to work: Elijah Autry, Abslom Autry, James Autry, Frederick Autry, Alexr. Autry, Duncan Peterson, William Copland and Murdock McKenzie

      1803, Jul 14 -- Land Grant #1834, Moore County, NC
      Wm. Copland received 50 acres located east of Drowning Creek adjoining his own line. John Campbell and Richard Dunn Senr. were chain carriers.

      1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 608
      Wm. Coplin
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 1M 2F
      (0-10) 1M 1F

      1815 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC
      William Copland listed 204 acres valued at $204

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 301/309
      Wm. Copeland
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (26-45) 1F
      (16-26) 1M
      (10-16) 1M 1F

      1826, Aug 26 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 144
      Deed from Wm. Copeland to Abigail Harden was proven by Nathan Copeland

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 449
      Nathan Copeland
      (60-70) 1M [presumably William Copeland Sr.]
      (50-60) 1F
      (30-40) 1M
      (20-30) 2F

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 185
      William Coplin Sen.
      (80-90) 1F
      (70-80) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (30-40) 1M

      1842, Apr 20 -- Obituary, Fayetteville Observer [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
      "In Moore County, on the 25th ult. [Mar 1842], Mr. William Copeland, in the 78th year of his age. Member of the Methodist Church."
    Person ID I11286  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 18 May 2022 

    DNA Tests  7 DNA tests are associated with William Copeland 

    Father Peter Copeland,   b. Bef 1745   d. Bef 1780 (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Rebecca   bur. Moore County, NC at Copeland Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tabitha Eddins   bur. Moore County, NC at Copeland Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
       1. Female Rebecca Copeland,   b. 1799
       2. Female Abigail Copeland,   b. 1800   bur. Moore County, NC at Copeland Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
    +  3. Male Nathan Copeland,   b. 1801   d. Bef 1880 (Age < 78 years)
    Clarkey Jane Donley  m. 8 Jan 1850
    +  4. Male William Copeland,   b. 25 Oct 1801   d. 31 Jan 1883 (Age 81 years)
    Mary E. Bailey  (Age 75 years)  m. 16 Aug 1829
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F3324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 25 Mar 1842 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Moore County, NC at Copeland Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1113] James Vann Comer, Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).